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Definition of Subatomic particle

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elementary particle, individual elemental particle that is part of the atom
Subatomic particle Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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1. a particle that is less complex than an atom; regarded as constituents of all matter
(synonym) elementary particle, fundamental particle
(hypernym) particle
(hyponym) antilepton
(part-holonym) atom
Subatomic particle Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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In the physical sciences, subatomic particles are particles much smaller than atoms. There are two types of subatomic particles: elementary particles, which according to current theories are not made of other particles; and composite particles. Particle physics and nuclear physics study these particles and how they interact.

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